Introducing ChatGPT for Descriptive Fault Code Analysis - Pitstop

Introducing ChatGPT for Descriptive Fault Code Analysis

06 September 2023

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August 2023 Update

According to Samsara’s recent The State of Connected Operations 2023, 84% of fleets plan to adopt generative artificial intelligence (AI) in 2024. Since its establishment in 2015, Pitstop has harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to revolutionize fleet maintenance, consistently exploring innovative avenues to leverage AI in enhancing operational efficiency and simplifying the daily responsibilities of fleet managers. 

At Pitstop, we’re committed to embracing change and enhancing your fleet management experience. Our newest feature, ChatGPT-Powered Fault Code Descriptions, is here to change how you manage vehicle diagnostics.

In the realm of fleet management, diagnosing fault codes can frequently become a formidable challenge, particularly for individuals lacking a mechanical background. Imagine a scenario where a driver encounters a fault code, and instead of being left in the dark, your fleet manager now has access to a powerful and instant solution. No more frantic searches on search engines, no more unnecessary delays in addressing critical issues.

With ChatGPT-Powered Fault Code Descriptions, we’re making remote fault code interpretation effortless and efficient, ensuring that you stay ahead of the curve in optimizing your fleet’s performance. Say goodbye to the days of frustration and confusion and welcome a new era of streamlined, data-driven fleet management that empowers you to make informed decisions faster than ever before. Try out our free fault code lookup tool here.

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To achieve this, the data science team conducted an extensive testing and fine-tuning process that ChatGPT underwent before being seamlessly integrated to ensure accuracy and reliability. Best of all, all your fault code information is conveniently located on one centralized platform.

This innovation is seamlessly integrated into your existing workflow, providing an educational resource for the next generation of fleet managers who need to be more technologically savvy. When Pitstop’s internal database lacks a description for a specific fault code, ChatGPT steps in to provide the missing information. It’s a seamless transition, ensuring that decoding fault codes is now as effortless as it can be.

The benefits of this innovation are manifold, touching various user groups within the fleet code management ecosystem:

Fleet Managers: Receive alerts with detailed fault code descriptions, enabling quicker and more informed decision-making. This can provide significant cost and time savings that come from not having to rely on external sources or perform time-consuming manual research for fault code explanations.

Fleet Coordinators: Can now effortlessly assist drivers with precise information, enhancing communication and issue resolution. 

Mechanics and Technicians: Gain access to comprehensive code descriptions, significantly improving their ability to diagnose and resolve vehicle issues promptly.

Drivers: Experience a smoother communication process with fleet managers, knowing that your concerns will be addressed clearly and accurately, while also preventing unnecessary trips to the shop for minor maintenance issues due to drivers not being aware of which problems require immediate attention.

With ChatGPT-Powered Fault Code Descriptions, we’re ushering in a new era of fleet management. The days of puzzling over confusing fault code headers and wasting valuable time on research are behind us. It’s about efficient problem-solving and informed decision-making.

Our commitment to innovation remains steadfast, and we’ll continue to adapt and upgrade our platform to meet your evolving needs.

To experience this feature firsthand, simply login to your Pitstop dashboard. At Pitstop, we’re dedicated to making your life easier and your fleet management more efficient. If you have any questions or want to see these game-changing features in action, reach out to us at or book a demo. The future of fleet management is here, and it’s all about simplifying complexity.


About the Author

Vedant Khattar is the Chief Technology Officer for Pitstop, a powerful predictive maintenance software for the transportation and automotive industry.